The Serious Crime Act 2007 (Commencement No.1) Order 2008

3.  The following provisions of the Act shall come into force on 1st March 2008—

(a)section 24(9) and (10) (order making powers relating to appeals procedure);

(b)section 37 (functions of applicant authorities) in so far as it relates to the provisions in paragraph (c);

(c)paragraphs 4 and 18 of Schedule 2 (Code for Crown Prosecutors and Code for Public Prosecutors);

(d)section 40(1), (2) and (4) (order making powers relating to authorised monitors);

(e)section 68(8) (interpretation and power to specify an anti-fraud organisation);

(f)section 71(1), (2), (4) and (5) (code of practice for disclosure of information to prevent fraud);

(g)section 73 (data matching) in so far as it relates to the provisions in paragraphs (h) to (j);

(h)paragraphs 1 and 2 of Schedule 7 in so far as they insert new section 32G(1), (3) and (4) of the Audit Commission Act 1998(1) (code of data matching practice);

(i)paragraph 4 of Schedule 7 in so far as it inserts new section 64G(1), (3) and (4) of the Public Audit (Wales) Act 2004(2) (code of data matching practice);

(j)paragraph 6 of Schedule 7 in so far as it inserts new Article 4G(1), (3) and (4) of the Audit and Accountability (Northern Ireland) Order 2003(3) (code of data matching practice);

(k)section 74(1) (order making power relating to the abolition of the Assets Recovery Agency);

(l)section 74(2)(d) and (g) (transfer of investigation functions and amendments to other enactments) in so far as it relates to the provisions in paragraphs (m) and (n);

(m)paragraph 115 of Schedule 8 in so far as it inserts new section 377A(1) to (5) and (10) of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002(4) (code of practice of Attorney General or Advocate General for Northern Ireland);

(n)paragraph 169 of Schedule 8 (new section 2A of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005(5)) for the purpose of the preparation of the Serious Organised Crime Agency’s annual plan under section 6 of the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005 for the financial year commencing 1st April 2008; and

(o)section 74(3) together with Schedule 9 (transfers to the Serious Organised Crime Agency and the National Policing Improvement Agency).